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Chinese Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry

Asian flavors combine to make a flavorful shrimp and broccoli stir fry that's healthy and easy to make. Prepared in under 30 minutes!
Course Entree
Cuisine Asian
Keyword chinese restaurant shrimp and broccoli, shrimp and broccoli, stir fry recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 115kcal
Author Liz Della Croce


  • 1 pound frozen or fresh shrimp raw in shell or peeled
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic grated
  • 2 tablespoons ginger grated
  • 8 ounces shitake mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 6 cups broccoli chopped into florets
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth low sodium
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce low sodium
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili garlic paste


  • Whisk together egg whites and corn starch then pour over defrosted shrimp. Mix well to coat and set aside.
  • Heat a large wok or deep saute pan over high heat for a couple of minutes to warm up.
  • Spray with non-stick spray and add shrimp.
  • Toss frequently for 3-4 minutes or until shrimp are pink.
  • Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in the same pan, add onion, salt, and pepper. Stir fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add ginger and garlic and saute an additional 30 seconds.
  • Toss in mushrooms and saute 2 minutes.
  • Add chopped broccoli and chicken broth. Bring to a boil then cover with a tight lid to let steam for 3-4 minutes. In a small bowl, whisk soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, hoisin sauce, chili garlic paste, and sesame oil.
  • Add sauce to the pan along with shrimp and stir fry 3-4 minutes or until shrimp is warmed through.
  • Serve with brown rice and scallions.


Can I Swap Out Shrimp with Chicken or Beef?

Absolutely! This stir-fry is a very versatile recipe and tastes great with any protein you have on hand including chicken, beef, pork or tofu.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 115kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 921mg | Potassium: 564mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 126mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 1mg